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$417 Million Verdict in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit

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A jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who filed suit alleging that she developed ovarian cancer from using its baby powder on a regular basis for feminine hygiene. The Talcum Powder Lawsuit The lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson claimed that the company’s talcum powder causes ovarian cancer… Continue Reading

Missouri Court Awards $70 Million in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit

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Another talcum powder lawsuit has seen favorable results in Missouri. Unlike in New Jersey, where Multicounty Litigation (MCL) Judge Nelson C. Johnson rejected the science linking talc to ovarian cancer claims, a Missouri court again ruled in favor of the plaintiff—this time to the tune of $70 million. The plaintiff, Deborah Giannecchini of Modesto, California… Continue Reading